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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Quadrupel is La Trappe’s heaviest ale with a stunning amber colour. Its warm and intense flavour is rich and finely balanced. Malty sweet, slightly burnt, and pleasantly bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Quadrupel continues to ferment after bottling and offers aromas of banana, almond, vanilla and others.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokitje (92) - - JUN 14, 2015
aroma lot of caramel looks light brown foam looks good taste yeast caramel light body different from other quadruples but it a decent drink

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
valquere78 (31) - calais, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2015
Good head when pured in a glass. Nose is belgian yeast and some floral hints. Creamy mouthfeel, some alcohol and bitterness while beeing sweet in the long warming finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1230) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2015
Anaranjada y algo turbia. Potente aroma a licor y naranja. En boca mucho cuerpo envuelto en un tono alcohólico bastante marcado, que envuelve matices dulces de bizcocho y frutales de naranja y melocotón. Muy potente y sabrosa,

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nogva (55) - NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2015 Pours dark amber and clear with a modest offwhite head that leaves a thin lacing. Rich aroma of caramel, banana, herbs and some vanila. Full body, creamy feel, lively carbonation. Fruity taste of sweet licorice, bread, alcohol, spices and dark fruits. Long and malty finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sawbuck (439) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Complex aromas of sweet fruit, raisin, some toffee, and candies. Deep orange color, Full tan head fades quickly. Sweet candy up front. Not off putting..rich. Hints of sweet plum, and then spices. Alcohol burn comes next, warming. FInish is a slightly peppery bitterness, mixed with an echo of the sweet fruits from before. Carbonation cuts watery texture nicely. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keith0718 (429) - Kansas, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Good quadrupel. Intense. Rich. Finely balanced. There are notes of banana, almond, and vanilla.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
immi (2) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2015 does not count
Full bodied, dark and not too sweet. A beer that works great savoring it’s pure taste or next to a coffee or some dark chocolate for a sweet tooth.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hens (701) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - JUN 7, 2015
0.33L bottle. Alcohol, banana, leather aroma. Dark amber color with medium size white foam, stays. Sticky start. Pineapple liqueur, caramel, raw banana, intensive floral taste. Alcohol with parfume mouthfeel. Not my style beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (268) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2015
Gutes Quadrupel -karamell im antrunk -pflaumen,rosinen -leichte kirschennote -erdig,modrig -alkohol bemerkbar aber nicht zu stark -viel zu viel kohlensäure -im abgang leichte hopfenbitterkeit,leicht röstig und stark toastig. gutes quad,es geht aber noch komplexer

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
t0taln00b (6) - POLAND - JUN 3, 2015 does not count
AROMA: bananas, belgian yeast, honey, basically sweet notes - tropical fruits, raisins, maple syrup, some alcohol notes, caramel at the end APPEARANCE: ruby color, lots of foam which disappears fast, typical thing for quads, nice oily texture, good carbonation but beer losts it fast TASTE: awesome quad, full-bodied, thick, almost no alcohol notes in taste, bit spicy, sweet, salty, bitter - all in the same time, there’s also belgian caramel. Veeeeery enjoyable! I’ve immediately ordered another one. Almost perfect matching of taste and aroma. Definitely a must-try!


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